Evicted: Tenants' Rights and Unsafe Housing

Evicted: Tenants' Rights and Unsafe Housing

Housing stock for low-income residents is aging, and housing conditions show it, from lead-based paint to poor heating systems and more. This poor-quality housing often leads to eviction, housing code violations and other hazards. How can residents avoid eviction and find a safe place to call home?

On this special part-two episode, Dr. Cody Price speaks with Melissa Benson and Ben Horne from the Legal Aid Society of Columbus about housing conditions in Ohio and how tenants can avoid eviction.

For more from the Office of Housing Policy, visit our website and follow us on Twitter @ohiodoorsteps. To learn more about housing needs in Ohio, click here. For more information on eviction in the United States, visit the Eviction Lab's website.

Contact the Legal Aid Society of Columbus by calling 614.241.2001 or visiting their website. You can also find them on Twitter @LASColumbus.


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